DescriptionThe County of Volusia is seeking a Purchasing Agent II for the Purchasing Division within the Business Services Department. This position is located in DeLand, Florida, and will be responsible for technical and specialized assignments in the field of centralized procurement of all types of commodities, services, construction, engineering and capital goods, including, but not limited to: reviewing and processing requisitions; reviewing and assisting in the preparation of specifications for the solicitation of documents; managing the solicitation process; facilitating the negotiation process; preparing the contract documents; and administering the contract from award through expiration. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset and know how to evaluate market conditions and suppliers. Experience in construction and engineering procurement with knowledge of the CCNA process is a plus. Outstanding organizational and communication skills are key attributes for this position in negotiating effectively and maintaining vendor relationships. Candidates must be able to provide customer service at multiple levels for both internal and external customers.
RequirementsTwo (2) years as a Procurement Analyst I with the County of Volusia or a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Procurement or related field and two (2) years of experience in a procurement-purchasing arena. A comparable amount of education, training, and experience to include at least one (1) year of experience in a procurement related field (e.g. direct procurement, purchasing, finance, budget, marketing, etc.) may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred applicant shall have a certification from Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP) or similar organization.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.volusia.org/humanresources
Name: Pamela Wilsky, CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing and Contracts